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Seduced by Madness

The True Story of the Susan Polk Murder Case

by Carol Pogash

  • 73 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by William Morrow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Murder - General,
  • True Crime / Murder,
  • Infamous Crimes And Criminals,
  • Murder,
  • True Crime,
  • True Crime / Espionage,
  • California,
  • Case studies,
  • Investigation,
  • Trials (Murder)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9243494M
    ISBN 100061147702
    ISBN 109780061147708
    OCLC/WorldCa137239433

    Seduced by madness Author Carol Pogash covered the Susan Polk murder case. Below, is an excerpt of the chapter on Polk's sentencing Below. Seduced Into Darkness is a powerful book for anyone interested in psychology, recovering from abuse, or helping victims of abuse. The Psychopath Test book review is here for you! A look at Jon Ronson’s journey through the madness industry – truly fascinating nonfiction! Continue Reading The Psychopath Test Book Review– A Journey.

      Directed by John Patterson. With Ann-Margret, Peter Coyote, Leslie Hope, Christian Campbell/10(8). "Seduced by Madness" is the true story of how Susan and Felix Polk met, married, raised a family and ultimately ended up murdered (Felix) and on trial for murder (Susan). Aside from the murder itself, the craziest part of this story was the trial, which is why I am so disappointed as to how the author handled that (large) portion of the book/5(85).

    Get this from a library! Seduced by madness: the true story of the Susan Polk murder case. [Carol Pogash].   "The Madness of a Seduced Woman" is the story of Agnes Dempster, who enters life with a strong legacy from either side of her family. From her father's side she has inherited wealth and from her mother's, beauty, yet people in each of her parents' families have exhibited mental instability in recent by: 1.


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The Madness of a Seduced Woman book. Read 86 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Agnes is on her way to Montpelier, when she sees a y /5. Seduced by Madness is the remarkably compelling, profoundly disturbing true story of the severe dysfunction of an affluent American family, as told by the leading journalist who worked the case.

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(All direct quotes from the. Now in Seduced by Madness, Carol Pogash—the leading journalist working the case—has written the definitive account of the Polk family saga, offering a rich and textured re-creation of this disturbing and tragic American tale.

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In, Seduced by Madness, Carol Pogash makes it clear just how dangerous it can be to be attracted to madness--it can kill you. I am now soothing myself by reading "Mistakes Were Made" by Tavris and Aronson.

A serious book, it offers documented and helpful explinations of "why we justify foolish beliefs, bad decisions and hurtful acts."5/5(5).

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Examining the decadent culture of California in the s, Pogash looks at how, in this period of drugs and sexual /5(3). I'm giving this book 3 stars because the beginning/background story was really interesting, but the second part of the book that covered the trial was just awful.

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Recounts the murder case in which Susan Polk was tried and convicted in the stabbing death of her husband and former therapist, Dr. Felix Polk, detailing Polk's relationship with her husband, which began when she was a d by Madness/5(2).

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